Harness Racing is a form of horse racing in which drivers, or "sulkies", sit atop horses that pull two-wheeled carts in a track. Harness racing has been around since the 16th century and has a rich history all around the world. Today, it is a sport that is enjoyed by people of all ages and is popular in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. So, if you're looking to challenge your knowledge of all things related to Harness Racing, let's get started!
1) What is the name of the breed of horses used in Harness Racing?
2) What is the highest class of Harness Racing?
3) What color is traditionally used to signal the start of the race?
4) What type of racing is raced on a hard oval track?
5) What is the name of the cart a driver sits in during a Harness Racing race?
6) What is the name of the gait in which the horse’s legs move in diagonal pairs?
7) At what location did the first Harness Racing Race take place?
8) What is the name of the 2nd fastest gait in Harness Racing?
9) What is the world record time of the fastest Harness Racing racehorse?
10) What type of race is typically raced over a distance of a mile?
11) What is the name of the event that involves the horse racing in a circle around two “sulky” drivers?
12) What is the name of the most prestigious Harness Racing event?
13) What is the name of the race course at which the Hambletonian is held?
14) What is the official name for the drivers of Harness Racing?
15) How many horses compete in a standard Harness Racing race?
16) What is the name of the gait in which the horse runs with a light and springy motion?
17) What type of racing is typically raced over a distance of a ½ mile?
18) What is the world record time of the fastest Harness Racing horse over the quarter-mile?
19) What is the name of the horse that holds the current world record for the fastest half-mile in Harness Racing?
20) What type of racing is typically raced over a distance of 2 miles?
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